Uphill Quenching of Aluminum Alloy Product
This specification establishes engineering requirements for the uphill quenching process. Uphill quenching immerses product in liquid nitrogen followed by exposure to a high pressure/velocity steam blast or boiling water.
AMS2767 defines and standardizes a process in current use by aerospace customers to reduce internal residual stress. The products covered by this specification include aluminum wrought or cast parts or semi-finished shapes.